The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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Enter Launce, Protheus, Iulia, Siluia.Enter Launce, with his dog TG IV.iv.1
Lau.LAUNCE 
When a mans seruant shall play the Curre withWhen a man's servant shall play the cur with TG IV.iv.1
him (looke you) it goes hard: one that I brought vp of ahim, look you, it goes hard – one that I brought up of a TG IV.iv.2
puppy: one that I sau'd from drowning, when three orpuppy; one that I saved from drowning, when three or TG IV.iv.3
foure of his blinde brothers and sisters went to it: I hauefour of his blind brothers and sisters went to it. I haveto it, to'tto the test, to deathTG IV.iv.4
taught him (euen as one would say precisely, thus Itaught him, even as one would say precisely, ‘ Thus I TG IV.iv.5
would teach a dog) I was sent to deliuer him, as a presentwould teach a dog.’ I was sent to deliver him as a present TG IV.iv.6
to Mistris Siluia, from my Master; and I came no soonerto Mistress Silvia from my master; and I came no sooner TG IV.iv.7
into the dyning-chamber, but he steps me to herinto the dining-chamber, but he steps me to her TG IV.iv.8
Trencher, and steales her Capons-leg: O, 'tis a foule thing,trencher and steals her capon's leg. O, 'tis a foul thingtrencher (n.)plate, platter, serving dishTG IV.iv.9
capon (n.)chicken, castrated cockerel [bred for eating]
when a Cur cannot keepe himselfe in all companies: Iwhen a cur cannot keep himself in all companies! Ikeep (v.)
old form: keepe
restrain, control, discipline
TG IV.iv.10
would haue (as one should say) one that takes vpon himwould have, as one should say, one that takes upon him TG IV.iv.11
to be a dog indeede, to be, as it were, a dog at all things.to be a dog indeed, to be, as it were, a dog at all things.dog at, be abe adept at, be experienced inTG IV.iv.12
If I had not had more wit then he, to take a fault vponIf I had not had more wit than he, to take a fault uponwit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityTG IV.iv.13
fault (n.)mistake, error, blunder
me that he did, I thinke verily hee had bin hang'd for't:me that he did, I think verily he had been hanged for't;verily (adv.)in truth, truly, indeedTG IV.iv.14
sure as I liue he had suffer'd for't: you shall iudge: Heesure as I live, he had suffered for't. You shall judge. He TG IV.iv.15
thrusts me himselfe into the company of three or fourethrusts me himself into the company of three or four TG IV.iv.16
gentleman-like-dogs, vnder the Dukes table: hee had notgentlemanlike dogs under the Duke's table; he had not TG IV.iv.17
bin there (blesse the marke) a pissing while, but all thebeen there, bless the mark, a pissing while but all thepissing whilea very short time; also: with enough time to urinateTG IV.iv.18
chamber smelt him: out with the dog (saies one)chamber smelt him. ‘ Out with the dog!’ says one; TG IV.iv.19
what cur is that (saies another) whip him out (saies‘ What cur is that?’ says another; ‘ Whip him out,’ says TG IV.iv.20
the third) hang him vp (saies the Duke.) I hauing binthe third; ‘ Hang him up,’ says the Duke. I, having been TG IV.iv.21
acquainted with the smell before, knew it was Crab; and acquainted with the smell before, knew it was Crab, and TG IV.iv.22
goes me to the fellow that whips the dogges: friendgoes me to the fellow that whips the dogs. ‘ Friend,’ TG IV.iv.23
(quoth I) you meane to whip the dog: I marry doe Iquoth I, ‘ you mean to whip the dog?’ ‘ Ay, marry, do I,’quoth (v.)saidTG IV.iv.24
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
(quoth he) you doe him the more wrong (quoth I)quoth he. ‘ You do him the more wrong,’ quoth I, TG IV.iv.25
'twas I did the thing you wot of: he makes me no‘ 'twas I did the thing you wot of.’ He makes me nowot (v.)learn, know, be toldTG IV.iv.26
more adoe, but whips me out of the chamber: how manymore ado, but whips me out of the chamber. How many TG IV.iv.27
Masters would doe this for his Seruant? nay, ile bemasters would do this for his servant? Nay, I'll be TG IV.iv.28
sworne I haue sat in the stockes, for puddings he hathsworn, I have sat in the stocks for puddings he hathpudding (n.)type of large savoury dish; dumpling, pastyTG IV.iv.29
stolne, otherwise he had bin executed: I haue stood onstolen, otherwise he had been executed; I have stood on TG IV.iv.30
the Pillorie for Geese he hath kil'd, otherwise he hadthe pillory for geese he hath killed, otherwise he had TG IV.iv.31
sufferd for't: thou think'st not of this now: nay, Isuffered for't. Thou thinkest not of this now. Nay, I TG IV.iv.32
remember the tricke you seru'd me, when I tooke my leaueremember the trick you served me when I took my leave TG IV.iv.33
of Madam Siluia: did not I bid thee still marke me, andof Madam Silvia. Did not I bid thee still mark me andmark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
TG IV.iv.34
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
doe as I do; when did'st thou see me heaue vp my leg,do as I do? When didst thou see me heave up my leg TG IV.iv.35
and make water against a Gentlewomans farthingale?and make water against a gentlewoman's farthingale?farthingale (n.)long skirt extended at the back by a framework of hoopsTG IV.iv.36
did'st thou euer see me doe such a tricke?Didst thou ever see me do such a trick? TG IV.iv.37
Enter Proteus, and Julia in a page's costume TG IV.iv.38
Pro.PROTEUS 
Sebastian is thy name: I like thee well,Sebastian is thy name? I like thee well, TG IV.iv.38
And will imploy thee in some seruice presently.And will employ thee in some service presently.presently (adv.)immediately, instantly, at onceTG IV.iv.39
Iu.JULIA 
In what you please, ile doe what I can.In what you please; I will do what I can. TG IV.iv.40
Pro.PROTEUS 
I hope thou wilt. / How now you whor-son pezant,I hope thou wilt. (To Launce) How now, you whoreson peasant!whoreson (adj.)[abusive intensifier, serious or jocular] bastard, wretched, vileTG IV.iv.41
Where haue you bin these two dayes loytering?Where have you been these two days loitering? TG IV.iv.42
La.LAUNCE 
Marry Sir, I carried Mistris Siluia the dogge youMarry, sir, I carried Mistress Silvia the dog you TG IV.iv.43
bad me.bade me. TG IV.iv.44
Pro.PROTEUS 
And what saies she to my little Iewell?And what says she to my little jewel? TG IV.iv.45
La.LAUNCE 
Marry she saies your dog was a cur, and tels youMarry, she says your dog was a cur, and tells you TG IV.iv.46
currish thanks is good enough for such a present.currish thanks is good enough for such a present.currish (adj.)mean-spirited, snarling, quarrelsomeTG IV.iv.47
Pro.PROTEUS 
But she receiu'd my dog?But she received my dog? TG IV.iv.48
La.LAUNCE 
No indeede did she not: / Here haue I broughtNo, indeed, did she not; here have I brought TG IV.iv.49
him backe againe.him back again. TG IV.iv.50
Pro.PROTEUS 
What, didst thou offer her this from me?What, didst thou offer her this from me? TG IV.iv.51
La.LAUNCE 
I Sir, the other Squirrill was stolne from me / ByAy, sir; the other squirrel was stolen from me by TG IV.iv.52
the Hangmans boyes in the market place, / And then Ithe hangman boys in the market-place; and then Ihangman (adj.)fit for the hangman, infernal, diabolicalTG IV.iv.53
offer'd her mine owne, who is a dog / As big as ten ofoffered her mine own, who is a dog as big as ten of TG IV.iv.54
yours, & therefore the guift the greater.yours, and therefore the gift the greater. TG IV.iv.55
Pro.PROTEUS 
Goe, get thee hence, and finde my dog againe,Go get thee hence and find my dog again, TG IV.iv.56
Or nere returne againe into my sight.Or ne'er return again into my sight. TG IV.iv.57
Away, I say: stayest thou to vexe me here;Away, I say! Stayest thou to vex me here? TG IV.iv.58
Exit Launce TG IV.iv.58
A Slaue, that still an end, turnes me to shame:A slave that still an end turns me to shame!still an endrepeatedly, time and again, over and overTG IV.iv.59
turn (v.)
old form: turnes
bring, put
Sebastian, I haue entertained thee,Sebastian, I have entertained thee,entertain (v.)hire, employ, maintain, take into serviceTG IV.iv.60
Partly that I haue neede of such a youth,Partly that I have need of such a youth TG IV.iv.61
That can with some discretion doe my businesse:That can with some discretion do my business, TG IV.iv.62
For 'tis no trusting to yond foolish Lowt;For 'tis no trusting to yond foolish lout; TG IV.iv.63
But chiefely, for thy face, and thy behauiour,But chiefly for thy face and thy behaviour, TG IV.iv.64
Which (if my Augury deceiue me not)Which, if my augury deceive me not,augury (n.)discernment, prescience, prophetic skillTG IV.iv.65
Witnesse good bringing vp, fortune, and truth:Witness good bringing up, fortune, and truth; TG IV.iv.66
Therefore know thee, for this I entertaine thee.Therefore, know thou, for this I entertain thee.entertain (v.)
old form: entertaine
hire, employ, maintain, take into service
TG IV.iv.67
Go presently, and take this Ring with thee,Go presently, and take this ring with thee,presently (adv.)immediately, instantly, at onceTG IV.iv.68
Deliuer it to Madam Siluia;Deliver it to Madam Silvia –  TG IV.iv.69
She lou'd me well, deliuer'd it to me.She loved me well delivered it to me.deliver (v.)
old form: deliuer'd
hand over, convey, commit to the keeping [of someone]
TG IV.iv.70
Iul.JULIA 
It seemes you lou'd not her, not leaue her token:It seems you loved not her, to leave her token.leave (v.)
old form: leaue
abandon, forsake, relinquish
TG IV.iv.71
She is dead belike?She is dead, belike?belike (adv.)probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seemsTG IV.iv.72.1
Pro.PROTEUS 
Not so: I thinke she liues.Not so; I think she lives. TG IV.iv.72.2
Iul.JULIA 
Alas.Alas! TG IV.iv.73
Pro.PROTEUS 
Why do'st thou cry alas?Why dost thou cry ‘ Alas ’? TG IV.iv.74.1
Iul.JULIA 
I cannot chooseI cannot choose TG IV.iv.74.2
but pitty her.But pity her. TG IV.iv.75.1
Pro.PROTEUS 
Wherefore should'st thou pitty her?Wherefore shouldst thou pity her? TG IV.iv.75.2
Iul.JULIA 
Because, me thinkes that she lou'd you as wellBecause methinks that she loved you as wellmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
TG IV.iv.76
As you doe loue your Lady Siluia:As you do love your lady Silvia. TG IV.iv.77
She dreames on him, that has forgot her loue,She dreams on him that has forgot her love; TG IV.iv.78
You doate on her, that cares not for your loue.You dote on her that cares not for your love;dote on / upon (v.)
old form: doate
be infatuated with, idolize
TG IV.iv.79
'Tis pitty Loue, should be so contrary:'Tis pity love should be so contrary; TG IV.iv.80
And thinking on it, makes me cry alas.And thinking on it makes me cry ‘ Alas!’ TG IV.iv.81
Pro.PROTEUS 
Well: giue her that Ring, and therewithallWell, give her that ring, and therewithal TG IV.iv.82
This Letter: that's her chamber: Tell my Lady,This letter. That's her chamber. Tell my lady TG IV.iv.83
I claime the promise for her heauenly Picture:I claim the promise for her heavenly picture. TG IV.iv.84
Your message done, hye home vnto my chamber,Your message done, hie home unto my chamber,hie (v.)
old form: hye
hasten, hurry, speed
TG IV.iv.85
Where thou shalt finde me sad, and solitarie.Where thou shalt find me sad and solitary.sad (adj.)downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomyTG IV.iv.86
Exit TG IV.iv.86
Iul.JULIA 
How many women would doe such a message?How many women would do such a message? TG IV.iv.87
Alas poore Protheus, thou hast entertain'dAlas, poor Proteus, thou hast entertainedentertain (v.)
old form: entertain'd
hire, employ, maintain, take into service
TG IV.iv.88
A Foxe, to be the Shepheard of thy Lambs;A fox to be the shepherd of thy lambs. TG IV.iv.89
Alas, poore foole, why doe I pitty himAlas, poor fool, why do I pity him TG IV.iv.90
That with his very heart despiseth me?That with his very heart despiseth me? TG IV.iv.91
Because he loues her, he despiseth me,Because he loves her, he despiseth me; TG IV.iv.92
Because I loue him, I must pitty him.Because I love him, I must pity him. TG IV.iv.93
This Ring I gaue him, when he parted from me,This ring I gave him, when he parted from me, TG IV.iv.94
To binde him to remember my good will:To bind him to remember my good will; TG IV.iv.95
And now am I (vnhappy Messenger)And now am I, unhappy messenger, TG IV.iv.96
To plead for that, which I would not obtaine;To plead for that which I would not obtain, TG IV.iv.97
To carry that, which I would haue refus'd;To carry that which I would have refused, TG IV.iv.98
To praise his faith, which I would haue disprais'd.To praise his faith, which I would have dispraised. TG IV.iv.99
I am my Masters true confirmed Loue,I am my master's true-confirmed love, TG IV.iv.100
But cannot be true seruant to my Master,But cannot be true servant to my master, TG IV.iv.101
Vnlesse I proue false traitor to my selfe.Unless I prove false traitor to myself.false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidiousTG IV.iv.102
Yet will I woe for him, but yet so coldly,Yet will I woo for him, but yet so coldly TG IV.iv.103
As (heauen it knowes) I would not haue him speed.As, heaven it knows, I would not have him speed.speed (v.)meet with success, prosper, flourishTG IV.iv.104
Enter Silvia with Attendants TG IV.iv.105.1
Gentlewoman, good day: I pray you be my meaneGentlewoman, good day! I pray you, be my meangentlewoman (n.)[formally polite address] madamTG IV.iv.105
mean (n.)
old form: meane
means, way, method
To bring me where to speake with Madam Siluia.To bring me where to speak with Madam Silvia. TG IV.iv.106
Sil.SILVIA 
What would you with her, if that I be she?What would you with her, if that I be she? TG IV.iv.107
Iul.JULIA 
If you be she, I doe intreat your patienceIf you be she, I do entreat your patience TG IV.iv.108
To heare me speake the message I am sent on.To hear me speak the message I am sent on. TG IV.iv.109
Sil.SILVIA 
From whom?From whom? TG IV.iv.110
Iul.JULIA 
From my Master, Sir Protheus, Madam.From my master, Sir Proteus, madam. TG IV.iv.111
Sil.SILVIA 
Oh: he sends you for a Picture?O, he sends you for a picture. TG IV.iv.112
Iul.JULIA 
I, Madam.Ay, madam. TG IV.iv.113
Sil.SILVIA 
Vrsula, bring my Picture there,Ursula, bring my picture there. TG IV.iv.114
Exit one of the Attendants. She returns with a portrait TG IV.iv.115.1
of Silvia TG IV.iv.115.2
Goe, giue your Master this: tell him from me,Go, give your master this. Tell him from me, TG IV.iv.115
One Iulia, that his changing thoughts forgetOne Julia, that his changing thoughts forget, TG IV.iv.116
Would better fit his Chamber, then this Shadow.Would better fit his chamber than this shadow.shadow (n.)image, likeness, portrait, semblanceTG IV.iv.117
Iul.JULIA 
Madam, please you peruse this Letter;Madam, please you peruse this letter –  TG IV.iv.118
Pardon me (Madam) I haue vnaduis'dPardon me, madam; I have unadvisedunadvised (adv.)
old form: vnaduis'd
accidentally, inadvertently, thoughtlessly
TG IV.iv.119
Deliuer'd you a paper that I should not;Delivered you a paper that I should not. TG IV.iv.120
Julia takes back the letter she offers and gives Silvia TG IV.iv.121.1
another one TG IV.iv.121.2
This is the Letter to your Ladiship.This is the letter to your ladyship. TG IV.iv.121
Sil.SILVIA 
I pray thee let me looke on that againe.I pray thee let me look on that again. TG IV.iv.122
Iul.JULIA 
It may not be: good Madam pardon me.It may not be; good madam, pardon me. TG IV.iv.123
Sil.SILVIA 
There, hold:There, hold! TG IV.iv.124
She tears the letter TG IV.iv.125
I will not looke vpon your Masters lines:I will not look upon your master's lines. TG IV.iv.125
I know they are stuft with protestations,I know they are stuffed with protestations, TG IV.iv.126
And full of new-found oathes, which he will breakeAnd full of new-found oaths, which he will breaknew-found (adj.)recently invented, freshly createdTG IV.iv.127
As easily as I doe teare his paper.As easily as I do tear his paper. TG IV.iv.128
Iul.JULIA 
Madam, he sends your Ladiship this Ring.Madam, he sends your ladyship this ring. TG IV.iv.129
Sil.SILVIA 
The more shame for him, that he sends it me;The more shame for him that he sends it me; TG IV.iv.130
For I haue heard him say a thousand times,For I have heard him say a thousand times TG IV.iv.131
His Iulia gaue it him, at his departure:His Julia gave it him, at his departure. TG IV.iv.132
Though his false finger haue prophan'd the Ring,Though his false finger have profaned the ring,false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithfulTG IV.iv.133
Mine shall not doe his Iulia so much wrong.Mine shall not do his Julia so much wrong. TG IV.iv.134
Iul.JULIA 
She thankes you.She thanks you. TG IV.iv.135
Sil.SILVIA 
What sai'st thou?What sayest thou? TG IV.iv.136
Iul.JULIA 
I thanke you Madam, that you tender her:I thank you, madam, that you tender her.tender (v.)feel concern for, hold dear, care forTG IV.iv.137
Poore Gentlewoman, my Master wrongs her much.Poor gentlewoman! My master wrongs her much. TG IV.iv.138
Sil.SILVIA 
Do'st thou know her?Dost thou know her? TG IV.iv.139
Iul.JULIA 
Almost as well as I doe know my selfe.Almost as well as I do know myself. TG IV.iv.140
To thinke vpon her woes, I doe protestTo think upon her woes, I do protest TG IV.iv.141
That I haue wept a hundred seuerall times.That I have wept a hundred several times.several (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
TG IV.iv.142
Sil.SILVIA 
Belike she thinks that Protheus hath forsook her?Belike she thinks that Proteus hath forsook her.belike (adv.)probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seemsTG IV.iv.143
Iul.JULIA 
I thinke she doth: and that's her cause of sorrow.I think she doth, and that's her cause of sorrow. TG IV.iv.144
Sil.SILVIA 
Is she not passing faire?Is she not passing fair?passing (adv.)very, exceedingly, extremelyTG IV.iv.145
Iul.JULIA 
She hath bin fairer (Madam) then she is,She hath been fairer, madam, than she is. TG IV.iv.146
When she did thinke my Master lou'd her well;When she did think my master loved her well, TG IV.iv.147
She, in my iudgement, was as faire as you.She, in my judgement, was as fair as you;judgement (n.)
old form: iudgement
opinion, estimation, assessment
TG IV.iv.148
But since she did neglect her looking-glasse,But since she did neglect her looking-glass TG IV.iv.149
And threw her Sun-expelling Masque away,And threw her sun-expelling mask away,sun-expelling (adj.)protecting against the sun [to preserve facial beauty]TG IV.iv.150
The ayre hath staru'd the roses in her cheekes,The air hath starved the roses in her cheeksstarve (v.)
old form: staru'd
destroy, wither, waste away
TG IV.iv.151
And pinch'd the lilly-tincture of her face,And pinched the lily-tincture of her face,pinch (v.)
old form: pinch'd
wear away, eat into, corrode
TG IV.iv.152
lily-tincture (n.)
old form: lilly-tincture
lily-white colouring
That now she is become as blacke as I.That now she is become as black as I.black (adj.)
old form: blacke
dark-complexioned, swarthy
TG IV.iv.153
Sil.SILVIA 
How tall was she?How tall was she? TG IV.iv.154
Iul.JULIA 
About my stature: for at Pentecost,About my stature; for, at Pentecost, TG IV.iv.155
When all our Pageants of delight were plaid,When all our pageants of delight were played, TG IV.iv.156
Our youth got me to play the womans part,Our youth got me to play the woman's part TG IV.iv.157
And I was trim'd in Madam Iulias gowne,And I was trimmed in Madam Julia's gown,trim (v.)
old form: trim'd
dress, attire, make [oneself] ready
TG IV.iv.158
Which serued me as fit, by all mens iudgements,Which served me as fit, by all men's judgements,serve (v.)
old form: serued
be of use, render service, be an advantage [to]
TG IV.iv.159
As if the garment had bin made for me:As if the garment had been made for me; TG IV.iv.160
Therefore I know she is about my height,Therefore I know she is about my height. TG IV.iv.161
And at that time I made her weepe a good,And at that time I made her weep agood,agood (adv.)
old form: a good
in earnest, in a heartfelt way
TG IV.iv.162
For I did play a lamentable part.For I did play a lamentable part. TG IV.iv.163
(Madam) 'twas Ariadne, passioningMadam, 'twas Ariadne passioningpassion (v.)experience deep feeling, be profoundly moved, grieveTG IV.iv.164
Ariadne (n.)[ari'adnee] daughter of Minos who helped Theseus find his way through the labyrinth, and then fled with him; Theseus abandoned her while she slept at Naxos
For Thesus periury, and vniust flight;For Theseus' perjury and unjust flight;unjust (adj.)
old form: vniust
unfaithful, false [to honour]
TG IV.iv.165
Theseus (n.)[pron: 'theesius] legendary king of Athens; killer of the Minotaur; he conquered the Amazons and married their queen, Hippolyta
Which I so liuely acted with my teares:Which I so lively acted with my tears TG IV.iv.166
That my poore Mistris moued therewithall,That my poor mistress, moved therewithal, TG IV.iv.167
Wept bitterly: and would I might be dead,Wept bitterly; and would I might be dead TG IV.iv.168
If I in thought felt not her very sorrow.If I in thought felt not her very sorrow. TG IV.iv.169
Sil.SILVIA 
She is beholding to thee (gentle youth)She is beholding to thee, gentle youth.gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindTG IV.iv.170
beholding (adj.)beholden, obliged, indebted
Alas (poore Lady) desolate, and left;Alas, poor lady, desolate and left! TG IV.iv.171
I weepe my selfe to thinke vpon thy words:I weep myself, to think upon thy words. TG IV.iv.172
Here youth: there is my purse; I giue thee thisHere, youth; there is my purse; I give thee this TG IV.iv.173
For thy sweet Mistris sake, because thou lou'st her.For thy sweet mistress' sake, because thou lovest her. TG IV.iv.174
Farewell.Farewell. TG IV.iv.175
Exeunt Silvia and attendants TG IV.iv.175
Iul.JULIA 
And she shall thanke you for't, if ere you know her.And she shall thank you for't, if e'er you know her. TG IV.iv.176
A vertuous gentlewoman, milde, and beautifull.A virtuous gentlewoman, mild, and beautiful! TG IV.iv.177
I hope my Masters suit will be but cold,I hope my master's suit will be but cold,suit (n.)wooing, courtshipTG IV.iv.178
cold (adj.)ineffective, unattended to, coldly received
Since she respects my Mistris loue so much.Since she respects my mistress' love so much. TG IV.iv.179
Alas, how loue can trifle with it selfe:Alas, how love can trifle with itself! TG IV.iv.180
Here is her Picture: let me see, I thinkeHere is her picture; let me see. I think TG IV.iv.181
If I had such a Tyre, this face of mineIf I had such a tire this face of minetire (n.)
old form: Tyre
head-dress, ornament for the head, raiment
TG IV.iv.182
Were full as louely, as is this of hers;Were full as lovely as is this of hers; TG IV.iv.183
And yet the Painter flatter'd her a little,And yet the painter flattered her a little, TG IV.iv.184
Vnlesse I flatter with my selfe too much.Unless I flatter with myself too much. TG IV.iv.185
Her haire is Aburne, mine is perfect Yellow;Her hair is auburn, mine is perfect yellow;auburn (adj.)
old form: Aburne
yellow-brown, light brown
TG IV.iv.186
If that be all the difference in his loue,If that be all the difference in his love, TG IV.iv.187
Ile get me such a coulour'd Perrywig:I'll get me such a coloured periwig.periwig (n.)
old form: Perrywig
wig
TG IV.iv.188
Her eyes are grey as glasse, and so are mine.:Her eyes are grey as glass, and so are mine;grey (adj.)[of eyes] grey-blue, blue-tingedTG IV.iv.189
I, but her fore-head's low, and mine's as high:Ay, but her forehead's low, and mine's as high. TG IV.iv.190
What should it be that he respects in her,What should it be that he respects in herrespect (v.)value, have regard for, prizeTG IV.iv.191
But I can make respectiue in my selfe?But I can make respective in myself,respective (adj.)
old form: respectiue
worthy of respect, estimable, inspiring admiration
TG IV.iv.192
If this fond Loue, were not a blinded god.If this fond Love were not a blinded god?fond (adj.)infatuated, doting, passionateTG IV.iv.193
Come shadow, come, and take this shadow vp,Come, shadow, come, and take this shadow up,shadow (n.)image, likeness, portrait, semblanceTG IV.iv.194
shadow (n.)illusion, unreal image, delusion
For 'tis thy riuall: O thou sencelesse forme,For 'tis thy rival. O, thou senseless form,senseless (adj.)
old form: sencelesse
lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
TG IV.iv.195
Thou shalt be worship'd, kiss'd, lou'd, and ador'd;Thou shalt be worshipped, kissed, loved, and adored! TG IV.iv.196
And were there sence in his Idolatry,And were there sense in his idolatry, TG IV.iv.197
My substance should be statue in thy stead.My substance should be statue in thy stead.substance (n.)real thing, genuine articleTG IV.iv.198
Ile vse thee kindly, for thy Mistris sakeI'll use thee kindly for thy mistress' sake,use (v.)
old form: vs'd
treat, deal with, manage
TG IV.iv.199
That vs'd me so: or else by Ioue, I vow,That used me so; or else, by Jove I vow,Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme godTG IV.iv.200
I should haue scratch'd out your vnseeing eyes,I should have scratched out your unseeing eyes, TG IV.iv.201
To make my Master out of loue with thee.To make my master out of love with thee! TG IV.iv.202
Exeunt.Exit TG IV.iv.202
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